Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Two people died in my place.”

This is a very moving video about the pilot who was originally scheduled to fly Flight 11 on Sept. 11, 2001, one of the planes that was hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center. His connecting of the substitutionary nature of his colleague’s death to the greater substitution of

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“Just As He Told You”

Sermon, Easter Day, 2015, Gospel, Mark 16:1-8 They say that nobody likes an “I told you so.” But that’s not completely true. We don’t like it when someone has warned us that if we don’t change our behavior we will pay a price and we ignore them and pay the

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“My Redeemer Lives!”

Sermon on Easter Sunrise, OT, Job 19:23-27 “I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last He will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God, whom I shall see for myself, and my eyes shall behold.”

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“As I Have Loved You”

Sermon, Holy (Maundy) Thursday, Gospel, John 13:1-15 34, 35 I remember as a boy hearing the words“Maundy Thursday” and wondering what it was about. It sounded like “Monday Thursday.” Was it Monday or Thursday? Then my parents told me it was Maundy Thursday, not Monday. They might have told me

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“His Blood Be on Us and Our Children”

Sermon, Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday, 2015, Gospel, Matthew 27:11-54 The movie, “The Passion of the Christ” came out eleven years ago. It was an intense depiction of the events of Holy Week from the garden of Gethsemane to Easter morning, focusing on the patient suffering and death of Jesus at the

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“Jesus, the Great, ‘I AM'”

Sermon, Lent 5, Judica, Gospel, John 8:42-59 There was a movie a few years ago called “Lincoln.” Maybe you saw it. Well, picture that you were discussing the movie with somebody you just met, say a stranger in a waiting room of a car service department, or a doctor’s waiting

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